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Roku expands access to free streaming with Roku Channel for web in US, 'Feature Free'

Thursday 9 August 2018 | 08:48 CET | News
Roku said it launched two new ways to help consumers find free streaming entertainment: a Roku Channel for the web in the US and a navigation change to the Roku home screen called 'Featured Free.' The Roku Channel for the web in the US gives free access to anyone via PCs, mobile phones and tablets. Consumers can visit TheRokuChannel.com to start streaming once they log in or create a RokuOaccount. Roku is also beginning the roll out of 'Featured Free,' which provides users with direct links to free content from The Roku Channel, ABC, The CW, CW Seed, FOX, Freeform, Pluto TV, Sony Crackle,

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